Category Archives: Advocacy

The Kona Family Continues to Grow

Florian Bartoli, son of proud parents Olivier Bartoli and Mirka Kiliszowska, was born October 31st at 9:20pm. Congratulations from everyone else in the Kona family.

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Kona to Sponsor Rad Racing for 14th Consecutive Year

It’s a relationship that’s helped foster some of the fastest young cyclists in the Pacific Northwest, and it continues again through 2014. Rad Racing, a youth development road, mountain bike and cyclocross racing team based out of Olympia Washington, has … Continue reading

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The Kona Ute and Steven Sumner’s meandmymirror.org Fight Phantom Limb Pain

Help Steven Sumner in his quest to aid impoverished amputees with phantom limb pain using mirror therapy. Find out more at meandmymirror.org.

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Joe Schwartz – Mountain Biking Multiple Meccas in America

Americans get behind things. I mean, when there is something an American believes in, they wholeheartedly invest their time and energy into making it a reality. Us laidback Canadians might poo-poo this idea, but in many ways it is true. … Continue reading

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Pedal bikes in Kalamazoo, MI – Christmas comes early

From Tim at Pedal: Brittany wanted a mountain bike, and we ultimately decided that I owned the exact bike she wanted, so I sold her my Dragon. Which left me in a bit of a hole. I purchased bikes from … Continue reading

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Senator Astle & his Big Kahuna

The highest bidder for two Big Kahunas at the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation live auction was state Senator John Astle of Annapolis, Maryland. We sent him in to visit the fine folks at Proteus Bikes so he and his wife could … Continue reading

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Hitler rants on RAD racing

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The Kona Walhalla at Snowplanet Spaarnwoude

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Many Kona Dealers are ranked among America’s 50 Best Bike Shops

The Active Times placed their votes and ranked 15 Kona dealers among America’s 50 Best Bike Shops. http://www.theactivetimes.com/americas-50-best-bike-shops-2013

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High School Racing in Maine

200+ line up to race in Maine’s high school series. From our Maine connection, Todd Wheeldon at Kents Hill School where Todd and his team race Kona

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NEMBA’s Access Raffle 2013

Support NEMBA’s Trail Grant Program by purchasing raffle tickets now! The drawing will be held on October 27th at the Wicked Ride of the East, so go online now or call to purchase your tickets. You do not need to … Continue reading

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Sellwood Cycles and Dirty Fingers Inaugural Dirty Sellwood

Two Portland bike shops converged for a weekend of riding and fun, here is their story. Why on earth? We’re two shops, bred from the same stock. We occupy similar places in the world, but happen to be just far … Continue reading

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